King Tutankhamun Exhibition Arrives in Australia

For our readers “Down Under,” please note that a fantastic exhibition is in your country for the very first time.

The Melbourne Museum and National Geographic are sponsoring “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs” in Melbourne, Australia. This has already drawn over seven million visitors in the United States and Europe in the past five years, and now begins its tour of Oceania. This is the first visit of King Tutankhamun’s treasures to Australia to date. Tickets will be available to purchase from April 8 to July, 17 2011.

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James Blake Wiener is the Communications Director at Ancient History Encyclopedia. Trained as a historian and researcher, and previously a professor, James is chiefly interested in cross-cultural exchange, world history, and international relations. Aside from his work at AHE, James is an avid Arabist, devotee of romance languages (French, Portuguese, and Spanish), reggaetoñero, and fan of ice hockey.